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As of November 1st 2021; fully vaccinated travelers will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten

By   /  October 20, 2021  /  Health, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on As of November 1st 2021; fully vaccinated travelers will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley announced during press briefing that as of November 1st 2021, fully vaccinated persons will no longer require a COVID-19 test to enter St. Maarten. This will only be applicable for travelers that are fully vaccinated with the approved vaccines of the RIVM and the […]

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Minister Lawrence: Construction to Begin at Princess Juliana International Airport

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Aviation, Government, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: Construction to Begin at Princess Juliana International Airport

This is a major milestone for the country, as today is the beginning, as we move towards a new outlook, we start to put the pieces together commencing with the reconstruction of the airport, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence said on Monday. Minister Roger Lawrence met with […]

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Minister Lawrence: World Tourism Day Message – Tourism for Inclusive Growth

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Economy, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: World Tourism Day Message – Tourism for Inclusive Growth

Monday, September 27, marks World Tourism Day (WTD) 2021 under the theme ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth.’ According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive social and economic impact. “Both developed and developing economies have been hit. And marginalized groups and the most vulnerable have been hit hardest […]

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Travel Requirements to be Adjusted as of October 1st. More Travel Opportunities from the Latin American Market

By   /  September 20, 2021  /  Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Travel Requirements to be Adjusted as of October 1st. More Travel Opportunities from the Latin American Market

As of October 1st, 2021, the banned travel countries list will be eliminated, and these countries will be placed in a new ?very high risk,? category that will have the following requirements. Travelers originating from these countries must be fully vaccinated; and must provide valid proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48-hours […]

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Destination Continues to See Tourism Sector Growth. U.S. Market Leads National Recovery

By   /  September 20, 2021  /  Island Life, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Destination Continues to See Tourism Sector Growth. U.S. Market Leads National Recovery

The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) said on Sunday that for the summer months of June, July and August 2021, the destination received in total 80,006 visitor arrivals. 72% of arrivals during the summer months originated from the US, 13% from France, 13% from the rest of Europe, 1% from the Caribbean, and 2% from […]

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STB attends Air Canada Vacations’ Virtual 2021. Airline returns December 18

By   /  September 14, 2021  /  Local News, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on STB attends Air Canada Vacations’ Virtual 2021. Airline returns December 18

The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) attended Air Canada Vacations Virtual 2021 #ACVDreamMakers Event on September 9th where it launched its 2021/2022 collection. During the virtual event, the travel trade was informed about current travel developments and Air Canada Vacations also revealed their Sun brochure promoting sunny skies and pristine beaches for the upcoming winter […]

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MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

By   /  September 6, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Local News, Parliament, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

~ Former Minister of TEATT and now Member of Parliament Ludmilla De Weever says: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic.” ~ PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten is clearly on the rebound as the arrival numbers are on the rise and practically going through the roof and […]

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Winair: Air Antilles has announced today that all flights will resume as normal

By   /  August 31, 2021  /  Aviation, Business, Local News, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Winair: Air Antilles has announced today that all flights will resume as normal

Simpson Bay, August 31, 2021 – Winair would like to inform its customer that Air Antilles has announced today that all flights will resume as normal. As per the release of Air Antilles the following was communicated: The responses provided to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) by our company on the evolution of […]

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Tourism Sector and Business Community Reminded to Be Prepared for Hurricane Season. Community Advised to Remain Vigilant in Coming Days

By   /  August 11, 2021  /  Local News, Public Service Announcements, Tourism, Travel, Weather  /  Comments Off on Tourism Sector and Business Community Reminded to Be Prepared for Hurricane Season. Community Advised to Remain Vigilant in Coming Days

National Disaster Coordination and Fire Chief Clive Richardson on Wednesday, reminded the business community and the tourism sector to be prepared as the country is entering the peak period of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. The sixth named storm of the season ? Fred ? formed on Tuesday evening near the Dominican Republic and is […]

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Department of Statistics and St. Maarten Tourism Bureau Kicks off Recruitment for the 2021 Tourism Exit Survey

By   /  August 6, 2021  /  Local News, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Department of Statistics and St. Maarten Tourism Bureau Kicks off Recruitment for the 2021 Tourism Exit Survey

The Department of Statistics together with the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau will be commencing the collaborative data collection project during which visitors are surveyed at both the Princess Juliana International Airport and the Cruise Port with goal of collecting key information such as visitor demographics, trip information, satisfaction, and spending behavior on island. The 2021 […]

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